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Mar 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
: this took place at san francisco bart station and bart doesn't know who the man was but they are hoping surveillance cameras will explain how long he was inside the station. >> reporter: commuters use bart as they normally do today, service continues on schedule. but last night bart police made a discovery after a rider tried to take this elevate. >> nun of us ever heard that. >> reporter: it crushed the man who was on top of the car. this happened around 9:30 p.m. last night after police sweep stations, clearing out anyone inside. >> dangerous. very unusual. upsetting and disturbing. these circumstances. >> reporter: there are two ways to access that area, the ventilation shaft that was still secure and a elevating hatch. police are focusing on that hatch that is usually secured. there is hopes surveillance cameras might provide clues as to when he snuck inside. >> it is tress passing to stay in the -- trespassing to stay inside the station. >> reporter: they hired someone to monitor homeless individuals. reporting live in san francisco, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>>
FOX
Mar 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
arrested a demonstrator in san francisco today during a protest against the city's nudity ban. >> today's demonstration came as nudists resubmitted a complaint against the ban. they also filed a complaint against city police for what they call discriminatory laws. >>> on the final leg of president obama's four day tour he went to jordan where he pledged money for a food plague going on. before leaving president obama layedwreaths. upon landing in jordan the president met with king abdulla. >> what they're looking for is replacing oppression with freedom and opportunity and democracy. >> reporter: the conflict has had a major affect on jordan. king abdula asked for help. >> the numbers have just competed 250,000 syrians that is 10% of our population. >> reporter: if president announced his administration will work with congress to provide jordan with aid this year to help the huge number of refugees. >> it's heartbreaking, the sight of children and women being slaughtered that we've seen so much i think has to compel all of us to say what more can we do. >> reporter: the two al
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >> reporter: the man who will head you have s
FOX
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
gasia mikaelian. we will get to that story in a minute. but first a gas leak in san francisco that caused the evacuation of four buildings and a shelter in place at a hospital is just coming to an end. a 2-inch gas main this afternoon collapsed because of construction work. it happened at san jose avenue and duncan street near st. luke's hospital. now we just spoke to a pg & e official who says the pipe broke after a construction crew dug a deep trench without shoring up the wall. the pipe twisted and broke. this all happened around 3:15 and pg & e crews stopped the flow of gas in about an hour. the evacuations and shelter in place order were lifted in the last hour. streets in the area have also been reopened but four apartment buildings are without gas but repairs should be finished by 7:00 tonight. >>> now back to the death of venezuelan president hugo chavez. he's been sick for some time and he was only 58 years old. robert handa is live with the reaction of the venezuelan community here. >> reporter: well today that atmosphere shifted a bit as news came that the venezuelan lea
FOX
Mar 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
100 national events will be held today, including this one in san francisco. >> we have moms whose children were killed 35 days ago. >> reporter: president obama says restrictions can't end gun deaths or violence all together but restrictions make a difference. >> none of these ideas should be controversial. why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult? >> the nra responded, the economy is weak, national debt is mounting, too many americans are out of work. president obama's push ended as he hugged the mother whose stood with him today. >> reporter: live tonight, and the rally is expected to start in 30 minutes. we have a few people already ready here. they have signs, protect people, not guns. 2500 dead from gun violence. in 30 minutes we will talk to the marchers, how they plan to march. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> as the gun debate heats up people rallied that san francisco office of senator dianne feinstein today but this was different. they wanted to show their support for the senator for her gun control efforts. harry reid dropped her assault weapons ban from th
FOX
Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man this morning. police respond today third street and blue avenue after several people called 911 to say they heard shots fired. they found the man lying near the corner with several gunshot wounds. two blocks away officer arrest add 22-year-old man running from the scene, and they also recovered a gun they believe might have been used in this homicide. they have not said what the motive might have been. >>> the man accused of a fatal drive by shooting that ultimately killed three people on the las vegas strip made his first court appearance today in los angeles. 26-year-old amar harris did not speak or enter a plea. he was ordered to return to court next week so nevada officials could begin extradition hearings. he was arrested last weeks in la after a week-long man hunt. it began with a shooting and crash that killed three people including aspiring oakland rapper kenneth cherry, jr. in las vegas. five others were injured: in less than two hours the los gatos city council is expect
FOX
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
following the ongoing situation in san francisco and have much more coming up on the 10:00 news. >>> for the fourth time in just over 24 hours, bay area police have used deadly force on a suspect. the latest happening early this morning. the first officer-involved shooting occurred at 12:30 yesterday morning in san francisco with a daly city police officer shooting the driver of a stolen car. later that day in san jose, police opened fire on a man fleeing from officers at about 3:30 in the afternoon. then in union city, police there killed the suspect at about 10:00 last night. a few hours later, in neighboring hayward, another suspect was shot and killed by police early this morning. ktvu's allie rasmus is live. >> he started out heading this direction toward us. the car drove through this island here. if you take a look at the pavement you can see some of the scrape marks where the hub cap scraped the concrete. it jumped the curve and crashed in to the post on the corner. >> reporter: a tow truck hauled an older model honda away from the crash scene. arthur packman is in jail. >> the o
FOX
Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
american civil liberties union is suing the city of san francisco and its police department. the aclu is hoping to stop officers from searching cell phones without a warrant. the lawsuit was filed on behalf of civil rights activist bob offer. he says officers searched his phone without a warrant after he was arrested for peaceful civil dis bead yen yens. so far no comment from the police department and city attorney. >>> also the district attorney's office has decided at least for now not to charge a man suspected of i killing a newspaper vendor. the da says right now there's not enough evidence to charge mark anthony cassel with murder. police say he lifted 77-year- old dallas airs without warning and then dropped him to the pavement. the long time san francisco chronicle vendor died of his injuries a few weeks later. the da's office says it's not ruling out the possibility of charging cassel some time in the future. in the meantime he remains in custody on unrelated drug and theft charges. >>> grief counselors were available at lincoln high school as word spread that the victim was
FOX
Mar 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. ktvu's david stevenson is live in san francisco where their pain is still very raw. >> reporter: that's right. parents of the sandy hook elementary school children met here with leaders to encourage innovative new ways to stop gun violence. >> we are devastated. >> reporter: their stories brought the audience to tears. >> i held his little hand as we walked to the bus, i kissed him good-bye. for, as you know, the last time. >> reporter: they are the parents of three children that were among the 26 people killed in the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. >> three months after his death and i am still in a state of shock. i am determined to honor him and the others lost by dedicating myself to save other lives. >> reporter: they veined investors to launch -- joined investors to launch the initiative. in technology that will help curve gun violence, school safety and mental health analysis. >> if the tech community can create awesome companies like google, facebook and twitter we can turn our attention to innovating around safety. >> reporter: they are struggli
FOX
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
san francisco but we start with david stevenson who satin side the court to here the arguments in washington dc. >> reporter: that's right. the arguments inside the court were at times intense as the justices took on this historic case. as same sex sporters and opponents rallied this morning lawyers for both sides faced tough questions from the justices. the hearing in large part centered on in the supporters had the standing to present the case at all after california's highest court ruled the ban unconstitutional. >> the states said because we think that the focus of marriage really should be on procreation, we aren't going to give licenses anymore to any couple where both people are over the age of 55. would that be constitutional? >> reporter: the attorney for same sex marriage advocates clashed over the history of marriage. >> i want to know how long it has been unconstitutional. >> it seems to me. >> it seems you would be able to tell me when. >> i submit you never have required that before. >> we look forward to a positive decision from the court that will up hold the will
FOX
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the state people rallied, including here at san francisco city hall, to celebrate the implementation of the affordable care act and they are urging leaders to do more to make sure it works. >> okay. so continue -- >> reporter: at the clinic the doctor treats patients for free, people who don't have insurance and welcomes the affordable care act. >> i think there will be a number of years where there will be lot of working through the glitches. >> reporter: in 2014, 6 million uninsured will be covered. >> 50% of our patients won't be eligible because of issues. >> we came, we saw. we passed healthcare. >> dave: they celebrated celebrated the affordable care act three year anniversary. >> when people have access to a doctor or clinic they use emergency services less. >> the challenge is getting the word out about covered california, where people will sign up. >> california is ahead of the game. >> reporter: while advocates give california good marks they say they need to finish the job in expanding medical to absorb the people who will be insured. ken pritchett, ktvu cha
FOX
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
not make it home. >> how can you not look at that and not remember. >> reporter: in san francisco names of service members and those fallen are on the block. a group of veterans and human rights organizers reflected on the toll of the war. scott olsen who was critically injured spoke to the crowd today about his experience in iraq. >> 8 of the marines in my batallion did not make it home. i did not see a liberty rock. i saw an occupation. >> the legacy is a broken generation. >> reporter: graham is a skilled organizer. they launccampaign, right to heal. >> we're pushing the government to totally over hall the system and provide more case officers and help. >> reporter: more than 30,000 americans were wounded in iraq. back in lafayette, those who did not lose a loved one is still wondering about the cost. >> too many lives were lost and nothing was accomplished as of today. >> reporter: coming up at 6 we'll have more on what veterans think are the important issues they're still facing. >>> more details now on the cost of the war. researchers say it will cost $2.2 trillion. that includes
FOX
Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is a san francisco native. he was appointed in 2002 to the state's superior court. >>> the government of cyprus said all banks will remain closed till thursday. earlier today there had been plans to open all but the two largest banks tomorrow. they closed to avoid panic while the government arranged for a bail out. at one point there was a plan to tax all savings accounts 10%. the most recent plans involve a loss at a bank and a freeze on all transactions at the bank of cyprus. the dow is down 64 to 14,447. the nasdaq is down 9 at 3,235. >>> michael dell head head wins. the black stone group made offers to stockholders promising a higher price. that comes as dell and other investors are trying to buy up all of the company stock for $13.65 a share. they are offering $15 a share. black stone offering $14.25. >>> new security concerns about hundreds of laboratories across the country, including some in california. auditors say 1300 labs that work with deadly substances lack university security procedures -- uniform security procedures. one of the labs is on the campus of university of c
FOX
Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
them. >> a federal grand jury in san francisco indicted a former ceo and business associate in connection with an alleged scheme involving the investment of $3 billion. vet store investigators say the fee was paid to the private firm. the sec filed a similar lawsuit against them last year >> contra costa -- 34-year-old raymond harris died at 6:20 thursday night after being shot on the stairs leading to the station. it appears the shooting happened after an argument. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contract authorities. >> >> an alleged terrorist linked to american journal daniel pearl has been arrested in pakistan. pearl, who reported for "wall street journal" was bee headed in 2002 by anti-american militants. later that year, a terrorist convicted of pearl's murder along with three other, pakistani rangers say they have a man in custody, former head of a terrorist group that apparently also had a role in his death. >> >> this week marks the 10th anniversary of the star in iraq. it began march 19th, 2003 with what the military describes at shock and awe.
FOX
Mar 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
pope? ktvu's ken pritchett is here with that story, including why the archbishop of san francisco thinks the name the pope picked is significant here. >> ken? we apologize for the difficulties. mike mibach said the conclave was quick. conclaves used to drag on for weeks and months. the longest was from november to september. it took a long time to select the pope because of infighting among those who were given the decision. after three days by the way the cardinals would only get one meal a day. after five days just bread and water. again today's announcement of a new pope is historic. let's go back to ktvu's mike mibach for how it world received the news. >> reporter: the sign of the white smoke ignited a chilling roar from those in vatican city. >> there is a great deal of emotion. [ cheers and applause ] >> the bells of st. peters basilica started ringing. some started prayering. [ music playing ] [ singing ]. >> reporter: at 8:15 p.m. pope francis i emerged from the balcony. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: cardinal jorge mario bergoglio from argentina becomes the first pope fro
FOX
Mar 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
women in the clergy. san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the cardinals will follow a strict daily ritual behind closed doors with two rounds of voting in the morning and two rounds of voting in the afternoon. a decision requiring a 2/3 majority plus one or 77 votes. once that happens, the public will be informed by white smoke from a chapel chimney and the ringing of the bells. if no pope is chosen for saturday, they will break for a day of prayer and reflection. the very latest on the selection of a new pope, including a slide show of the leading candidates. you can find it all under the conclave tab. catholic church is coming under scrutiny on how to spend money in the u.s. at 5:25, the loophole in legislation allowing the church to avoid full disclosure and why some groups say that's the problem. >>> a preschoolteacher has been accused of tieing up one of her students because the two-year- old refused to take a nap. john is live outside that preschool in pleasantton with the key piece of evidence the police say they have. john. >> reporter: frank, there is the ce
FOX
Mar 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
stops in sacramento and sparks nevada. now they have two daily departures from san francisco to the silver legacy resort in reno. it is selling a number of tickets for $1 a piece. >>> tomorrow officials at waste management is promising to finish up garbage routes that were missed this morning. clerical workers joined with landfill workers outside the headquarters and held pickets. they are upset about wages and work conditions. union members two drive garbage trucks honored the picket lines. >> this job is dangerous, you have to be careful not to get hurt, it's a struggle. they are fed up. they are fed up, we're going to continue to do this until they represent us. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to service our customers. >> members of the international longshore and warehouse union said they called the strike because they were frustrated by contract negotiations. >>> a british house has the violin played by the band master of the titanic as it sank. one of the 1500 people who died when the titanic struck the high school berg. his vine -- iceberg the violin
FOX
Mar 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the suspect has been identified as 38-year-old mark biancini of san francisco. the truck was reported stolen from castro valley several days ago. >> he was laying face-down into the mud and policemen were in back securing him and then got him up, brought him down the drive. >> the suspect was booked on several charges, including felony evasion, drug possession and resisting arrest. >>> tonight, president obama is just hours away from signing an executive order that officially puts $85 billion in budget cuts into effect. and with sequestration about to become a reality, the president turned to the world of fantasy to express his frustration. >> reporter: failing to see eye to eye, the president and top four congressional leaders walked away from the negotiating table with no plan to avert or replace $85 billion in forced spending cuts set to kick in at midnight. >> we shouldn't be making a series of dumb, arbitrary cuts to things that businesses depend on. >> it's about taking on the spending problem here in washington. >> reporter: the president and democrats want to close tax loophol
FOX
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
deadly crash. christopher buck airy was silent as witnesses in this san francisco courtroom testified they saw the cyclist speeding and breaking traffic laws moments before striking wee when he and his wife were crossing. this carries a felony manslaughter charge. >> the evidence in this case is very strong to suggest that we have a gross negligence case. >> reporter: witnesses described him yelling, quote, hey, hey, hey, ho, ho, ho, before the crash. a pedestrian said he was going incredibly fast. it was an incredible impact. he flew and then the strike skidded across the pavement. >> we have video and witnesses and we have film. >> reporter: video plays in court today shows the violent collision. drivers said he ignored stop signs and stoplights but appeared to swerve away from pedestrians just before the crash. an expert testifying for the prosecution estimated the cyclist speed at 32 miles per hour, 7 miles over the speed limit. >> the cyclist wouldn't be traveling that fast, wouldn't be doing what this person was doing, but if he got to that point, you would probably lay the bike
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
today. he would have been very happy with it. >> reporter: teams from san francisco and chicago among others. >> the fact that it's the first time in the history of santa cruz. it's very sad. that stands out the most. >> reporter: he watched as helicopter fly over in a missing man formation. earlier in the day a motorcade led a line of police vehicles. it took 10 charter buses to carry the friends and family members that wanted to attend. one man told us he spent time with butch baker talking about the officers coming up retirement and his love of cars. >> he was going to restore a car after he tired. and i thought about all the things he is not going to be able to do. >> reporter: we're going to talk about all the families who attended today and why they say their children had to be here. maureen naylor. >>> police officers came from all over the bay area to pay tribute to those fallen police officers. we saw police from several departments. many traveled in conveys, motorcycles and patrol cars to hp pavilion in san jose. this is the badge from the officers from the city of sta
FOX
Mar 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
coast this afternoon. the 2.7 quake was centered around 7 miles out in the pacific from san francisco. the u.s. gs website shows a couple of dozen people said they felt the small shaker which happened just before 12:30. the quake was more than 4 miles deep. >> only on 2, we learned just how many guns have been confiscated from travelers passing through bay area airports. >> back here in 10 minutes there's a little bit of coastal fog showing up. temperatures on the increase. your weekend around the corner. how warm is it going to get? i'll let you know. >>> state senator mike leno is making a renewed effort to make it harder to hold gun shows at cal palace. see the cal palace is on state land so san mateo and san francisco county have no say about gun shows there. leno's bill aims to change that. >> the county of san mateo and the board of supervisors of the county of san francisco merely have to pass a resolution in support of having the gun show here. >> reporter: leno's bill is said to be considered by state senate committees this spring. >>> guns found at sfo and oakland airport. it's a
FOX
Mar 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
san francisco bay view district received a rude awakening when a car slammed spoke their house and the driver took off. it happened about 4:00 this morning on haas street. people thought it was an earthquake but then saw the car in the side of the house. the crash did about $10,000 worth of damage. >> it knocked all of are you stuff to the garage and the paper and the dryer completely broken and pushed the dryer all the way in, and we have to get a new dryer, just crazy. >> the witnesses couldn't tell if the driver was a man or a woman. police say that the person may have been intoxicated and when that person is caught, she or he will at the very least face hit and run charges. >>> and the giant's superstar buster poseyy signed a new contract today, an eight-year deal that will pay $167 million. that's a little over $20 million per year and the biggest contract in giants' history and the most ever for a major league catcher. posey was the national league batting champ last season hitting .336. he is set to speak at 5:20 from at&t park, and we'll bring that to you live. >>> people a
FOX
Feb 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> catholic churches are honoring the pope. in san francisco they held a thanksgiving mass this morning. there were special prayers and thanks for the pope's service to the church. >> in communion we pray this morning. the peace of christ will fill his heart and guide his path for years to come. >> definitely a new thing for the catholic church. he was a wonderful pope. a nice way to recognize. >> san jose is set to hold a special mass tonight. >>> police caught the man in connection with a triple homicide. ammar harris was arrested today by a team of police and federal agents in north hollywood. ammar harris fired five shots into a maserati killing kenneth wayne cherry jr. the maserati slammed into a taxi killing two others. he has an extensive criminal history. >>> police are looking for those involved in a shooting. shots rang out after 10:30 a.m. this morning. just a couple blocks away from the bart station. investigators say no one was injured, though two vehicles were hit by bullets. >>> police have a suspect in custody following a fatal stabbing this afternoon, it happened at a h
FOX
Mar 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
towards san francisco and this is about 35 miles away and you can see the smoke way out in the distance. you get an idea where the plume is and is heading in the upper levels from the west to the east but this is all just a fairly weak flow. as far as the location reports this is on sherman island as we take a closer inspection with the live storm tracker 2 mapping system and there's the location. wind speeds we're talking about those and they are on the right side. typically this area, winds from 15 to 25 miles an hour. this afternoon the latest reports, a calm wind, fairfield, travis air force base and winds out in the west and concord out of the northwest at 9 miles an hour. we'll keep an eye in the forecast, as well and rain chances next couple days. >> some people were injure when had a pickup truck crash into a tryst store this afternoon. it happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the theft center on say know ma boulevard. a fire department captain tells us an elderly driver plowed into the store injuring four shoppers inside. the driver and some shoppers were taken to the hosp
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Mar 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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Mar 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> we need the rain but the question is how much will we get. we look outside in san francisco where the winds are blowing and it's a westerly breeze and the transformation is taking place and san francisco is already feeling it. we are 5 degrees cooler than where we were and take a look at fairfield and antioch. we are still 2-degrees above where we were yesterday and the on shore breeze is back and that's already cooling us down. low clouds will be returning to the coast seeping into the bay and as we return to the area, i expect low clouds for the morning drive. cooler temperatures are in store for the second half of the day and a cool damp pattern as we get into mid-week wednesday. the ridge of high pressure is beginning to weaken and high clouds are over hid and if you look ahead, there is a few high which ispy clouds and still to the north, i point -- which ispy clouds and this will be breaking down the ridge of high pressure over the next few hours and we will begin to see a cooler air mass in place and cooler air mass is beginning to work its way in and low clouds are forming
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
one are happening all over the bay area. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >> reporte
ABC
Mar 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
officer-involved shootings on march 2nd in san francisco, san jose, and union city, and one occurred the next day, involving hayward police. >> right through a few dozen people are without power no san francisco. a small explosion took out a pg&e line this morning. nearly 3700 people were without power. it's been mostly restored. pg&e says there are 76 people remain without power at this time. shopkeepers said it slowed down the usually brisk saturday business. >> like a bomb, and then the light went off. usually we have a lot of people come by, buy eggs, break fast, and then we serve coffee until the coffee is gone. >> pg&e is still not sure what caused the outage. the downed line forced muni to switch to gas-powerrerred buss in the area. >>> they were cleaning up today in oakland after poeters vandalized five banks on franklin avenue last night, and also shattered a large window at the tribune tower. the damage was caused during what organizers called a march against capitalism and police resuppression. -- repression. police say no one was arrested and there were no injuries. >> family
ABC
Mar 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, his friends so impacted, so traumatized. when is this going to stop? >> san francisco police have not released a description of the man who fired the shot nor of the driver of the car he get into and sped away in. two neighbors we spoke to say they saw the man get into a four-door gray sedan. we're hive in san francisco. abc7 news. >> ama: we have breaking news now from antioch. police are responding to a shooting. they're releasing few details but we do know the victim was flown to children's hospital in oakland. the shooting happened lest an than hour ago. we have a crew there and will bring in the latest at 6:00. >>> another shooting in san francisco, an investigation is underway of a wounded man ran to a restaurant in girl t ghirardelli square for help. the man say he is in his 20 asks and from the east bay. he was taken to the hospital and be treated for a leg wound elm national park service says it received calls at 9:00 from people hearing gunfire. >> we have had a mix of sun and clouds this saturday, and a few sprinkles, and more rain is coming easter sunday. you can see cloud
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on there. most of the rainfall fell last night. one spot i'm tracking now between vallejo and napa heading east so heads up in fairfield. you may get a shower or two. a live look outside mainly cloudy skies. chances are a couple of trees or branches were down in your neighborhood. mill valley had a 55-mile-per- hour wind gust early this m
CBS
Feb 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
woman is hospitalized after being hit by a muni train in san francisco. she was struck by an outbound m line train near 19th and junipero serra this afternoon. the victim needed cpr at the scene. we are told her injuries are life-threatening. the train operator is being questioned to determine exactly what happened. >>> checking other bay area headlines, get ready to pay more to ride bart. the board today approved fare hikes based on inflation. that would mean a fare increase of just over 5% next year. >>> also a san francisco firefighter suffered minor injuries fighting a blaze in the mission district a couple of hours ago. a fire believed to have started in a back room before spreading to the rest of the home on allison street. crews had to re-enter the burning structure to rescue two dogs trapped inside. but one of the pets did not make it out alive. >>> and the musician who collapsed during a san francisco symphony performance has died. the oboist william bennett suffered a brain hemorrhage on stage last saturday night. he died this morning. symphony director michael tils
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Mar 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
began with a car chase on john daly boulevard in daly city and ended in san francisco at hester avenue and bay shore boulevard. reporter: take a look. this is where one of several shots were fired at a suspect this morning, went through this construction fence. luck lie no -- luckily no juan was on the other side. >> this is the first time this morning. >> lives 40 yards from where san francisco and daly city police stopped a stolen car. he says he heard gunshots at 12:30 a.m. >> we were in bed and all of a sudden i heard four or five shots, and woke me up. reporter: evidence numbers marked the spots where shell casings fell. police told us the chase, which ended in the suspect being shot to death here, start net daly city saturday morning. the storm car was spotted on john daly boulevard. daly city police began a pursuit that took them on highway 280 and gave up the chase by the time they hit highway 1. >> sfpd officers observed the vehicle and followed behind it. >> the two suspects stopped the car. the police say the passenger surrendered, but the gunfire cho had been seen with a gu
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Mar 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. clean-up costs are estimated between $20,000 and $30,000. >>> in san francisco, a new police substation is officially up and running tonight. mayor lee cut the ribbon to the central market safety hub this afternoon at sixth and mission street a problem area for crimes from drug dealing to mugging. the mayor hopes increased police patrols will change all that. >>> people in one bay area community want gun control of a different kind. they want to be able to decide if a gun show can come to town. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the cow palace to show us what's standing in their way. >> reporter: cow palace stratles san mateo county and san francisco county but is actually owned by the state. because of this, it's been hard for local leaders to have any say over what happens here but a new bill could change that giving supervisors a voice and a tool to curb violence. >>> reporter: >> what you see here today are people saying enough is enough. >> reporter: the supervisor, people who live in her district and other community leaders gather outside the cow palace where
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Mar 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
vehicle. of the san francisco symphony, .. and ♪[ music ]♪ >>> they want their voices and music heard. today members of the san francisco symphony donned l.a. dodger hats and performed at city hall in protest. musicians are on the verge of a strike. they are fighting against the possible pay freeze and benefits cuts. they are in contract talks with the symphony and a federal mediator. if the two sides cannot reach an agreement, the strike will begin next week. >>> a bay area man who spent 14 years in prison for a crime he did not commit is now planning his future as a free man. johnny williams was convicted of trying to rape a 9-year-old girl who wrongly identified him as her attacker. he was freed in january after new dna evidence proved his innocence. williams, who is from oakland, says he is not wasting any time on bitterness. >> i go with the flow. and right now the flow is positive. i want to do all positive things. no negativity. i keep all the negativity away from me. >> we'll hear more from him at 6:00 but williams is looking forward to visits with his family. he says i also w
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Mar 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT
energy in there. everyone was having fun. everybody had happy faces. reporter: the san francisco police tell us the critically individual stable. the other two individuals do not have life-threatening wounds. police are viewing security videotapes to see if they can identify the shooters. so far they have no suspects. we're live in san francisco. abc7 news. >> ama: a man who was trying to help his mother-in-law during an attempted robbery was shot and killed in san leandro. the 33-year-old man was shot in the chest around 9:00 last night. police say the man's mother-in-law wag outside of her home, unloading items from her vehicle, when two people preached her. one suspect shot the man and then sped away in a dark-colored sedan. >>> a statewide manhunt is on for a san jose man wanted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. police are looking for juan ramirez. he is accused of the stabbing yesterday afternoon in san jose. investigators released new details today, saying ramirez confronted his former girlfriend, sandra cruz gonsales, in a parking hat and they began to argue. they previ
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Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
doppler in wide mode a little tighter you see we're still dry, san francisco south of san jose. but that rainfall is now encroaching on you in mendocino county, ukaih, cloverdale getting light rain in a few minutes, clearlake and healdsburg getting light rain as it works from north to south. first up is a front which will move through tonight giving all of us some much-needed rainfall about a quarter to half inch. but then after the front we're not done because upper level low pressure will bring an additional chance of rainfall. this will not be a one-hit wonder like the past few rain chances have been. rain moving in this evening, wet through the morning commute tomorrow but not done after tomorrow morning. more rain moving in later this week. details and all the timing and totals coming up. >> thank you. >>> the rain is not going to dampen the excitement of tonight's unveiling of the new bay bridge lights project. after weeks of testing, the switch will be flipped in less than four hours. let's go live to mobile5's ken bastida, who spoke to the man behind this light show. ken. >> repo
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Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
infrastructure. >>> the american civil liberties union is suing the city of san francisco and its police department. the aclu is hoping to stop officers from searching cell phones without a warrant. the lawsuit was filed on behalf of civil rights activist bob offer. he says officers searched his phone without a warrant after he was arrested for peaceful civil dis bead yen yens. so far no comment from the police department and city attorney. >>> also the district attorney's office has decided at least for now not to charge a man suspected of i killing a newspaper vendor. the da says right now there's not enough evidence to charge mark anthony cassel with murder. police say he lifted 77-year- old dallas airs without warning and then dropped him to the pavement. the long time san francisco chronicle vendor died of his injuries a few weeks later. the da's office says it's not ruling out the possibility of charging cassel some time in the future. in the meantime he remains in custody on unrelated drug and theft charges. >>> grief counselors were available at lincoln high school as word spread
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Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. tony is a retired san francisco fire captain who has cancer. >> i was told by my doctor that it's a rare form that's normally found in people that are exposed to chemicals. >> reporter: he and others testified before a department of consumer affairs board looking into changing how furniture is tested using not a flame but smoldering fire. >> what the upshot of that means is that manufacturers will not have to use chemicals in the foam in furniture if they don't want too. >> reporter: representatives of the chemistry council wouldn't go on camera with us but denied chemicals are toxic. they said the elements are critical and must gain approval from the epa. legislative efforts fought by chemical companies to eliminate the use have failed several times. >> i live we have a governor now that understands both sides of the issue and i believe that he is prepared to do the right thing and it looks like it'll happen. >> reporter: look at the tag on this chair. it says chnical bulletin 117. that means its passed the re flame retardant stand art. if the new rules passed you will see it on
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Mar 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
departures from san francisco to the silver legacy resort in reno. it is selling a number of tickets for $1 a piece. >>> tomorrow officials at waste management is promising to finish up garbage routes that were missed this morning. clerical workers joined with landfill workers outside the headquarters and held pickets. they are upset about wages and work conditions. union members two drive garbage trucks honored the picket lines. >> this job is dangerous, you have to be careful not to get hurt, it's a struggle. they are fed up. they are fed up, we're going to continue to do this until they represent us. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to service our customers. >> members of the international longshore and warehouse union said they called the strike because they were frustrated by contract negotiations. >>> a british house has the violin played by the band master of the titanic as it sank. one of the 1500 people who died when the titanic struck the high school berg. his vine -- iceberg the violin will go on display in ireland and eventually auctioned off. >>>
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Mar 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
me feel better. >> in vallejo, abc7 news. >> ama: fundraiser held today in san francisco will impact the fight against cancer across the country. this is the huck cancer ultimate frisbee tournament. it costs $50 to take part. the competition was the idea of eric erin diagnosed with a brain tumor four years ago. >> you need something that keeps you going, and for all these cancers, we all need it. we all need it. and an event like this gets more people to connect to it. >> ama: today's event raised nearly $50,000 to benefit research through the livestrong foundation. >>> it was great day to have the fundraiser-leigh glaser has the forecast. >> leigh: certainly was. lots of sunshine. clouds moved out and we warmed up nicely. some folks in the 70s. right now live doppler 7hd not picking up any returns. let's get to a beautiful shot right now from the high definition east bay camera. by the way, sunset today is at 6:12. tomorrow, because of the time change overnight it will be at 7:13. so remember tonight is the night before you go to bed, move the clocks forward one hour. it is 58 right
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Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
federal grand jury in san francisco indicted a former ceo and business associate in connection with an alleged scheme involving the investment of $3 billion. vet store investigators say the fee was paid to the private firm. the sec filed a similar lawsuit against them last year >> contra costa -- 34-year-old raymond harris died at 6:20 thursday night after being shot on the stairs leading to the station. it appears the shooting happened after an argument. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contract authorities. >> >> an alleged terrorist linked to american journal daniel pearl has been arrested in pakistan. pearl, who reported for "wall street journal" was bee headed in 2002 by anti-american militants. later that year, a terrorist convicted of pearl's murder along with three other, pakistani rangers say they have a man in custody, former head of a terrorist group that apparently also had a role in his death. >> >> this week marks the 10th anniversary of the star in iraq. it began march 19th, 2003 with what the military describes at shock and awe. since then, 3400 u.
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Mar 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
chest. so far no suspects. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body was found last night in an elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and a martinez teenager missing for nearly two weeks is safe. 18-year-old ryan menjivar's mom says the successful alhambra high school student couldn't take bullying and left home in the middle of the night. they have been searching for him but the family says ryan is safe and will not go back to school in martinez. >>> the search is on for an oakland woman who went out for a jog four days ago and hasn't come back. the 31-year-old woman was last seen thursday morning near 34th and telegraph. a business surveillance video caught her walking by at 8 a.m. she was supposed to catch a flight to dallas the next day to visit her brother but she never showed up at the airport. >> she didn't check in so that means, you know, she wasn't here to check in, you know, and it's a mother's worst nightmare. >> a friend said she recently lost her husband to cancer but seemed to be doi
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. investigators will also focus on employee training. >>> breaking news in san francisco. right now police are looking for the suspect in a shooting in the financial district. just about an hour ago, one person in a car was shot. it happened next toon apartment building on 38 bryant street just off the embarcadero. police say the driver of the car sped off and ended up here six blocks away at market and davis. the wounded man was taken to san francisco general. no word on his condition, but police still are searching for the shooter. we'll get you updates as we get them. >>> other bay area headlines, a high-speed chase on highway 101 ends with the arrest of three burglary suspects. the men were spotted in san mateo then chased south into san carlos and then belmont. it all ended where a patrol car ran into the suspect vehicle. even though one of the suspects was armed, no shots were fired. >>> a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in san francisco's castro district last year has been ordered to stand trial. 36-year-old chris bukhari is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter. pros
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Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
studio city last thursday after a week long manhunt. >>> san francisco police are looking for an assault rifle similar to this. it was stolen from a parked police car over the weekend. somebody broke the window to the locked unmarked car and stole the weapon. the weapon is issued to specially trained offers. >>> a south bay hot took has been badly damaged by fire. the fire broke out at the lap pictures hound shortly before 5:00 this morning. investigators don't consider anything suspicious, but as you can see, a lot of the restaurant is damaged. restaurant dates back to 1971. >> is there anybody there willing to help this lady and not let her die. >> ravens. >>> a retirement community's policy prevents a nurse from giving a bay area senior citizen cpr. >>> water gushing through a bay area neighborhood. days later, why the nightmare is far from over. >>> starving away the pounds. it's the latest diet craze in britain. how many claim you can do radically healthier by doing something that sounds truly unhealthy. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [
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Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
viccancy for the eastern district of california. he is a san francisco native. he was appointed in 2002 to the state's superior court. >>> the government of cyprus said all banks will remain closed till thursday. earlier today there had been plans to open all but the two largest banks tomorrow. they closed to avoid panic while the government arranged for a bail out. at one point there was a plan to tax all savings accounts 10%. the most recent plans involve a loss at a bank and a freeze on all transactions at the bank of cyprus. the dow is down 64 to 14,447. the nasdaq is down 9 at 3,235. >>> michael dell head head wins. the black stone group made offers to stockholders promising a higher price. that comes as dell and other investors are trying to buy up all of the company stock for $13.65 a share. they are offering $15 a share. black stone offering $14.25. >>> new security concerns about hundreds of laboratories across the country, including some in california. auditors say 1300 labs that work with deadly substances lack university security procedures -- uniform security procedures. on
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Mar 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
warm in concord. livermore 69. airport at old mill 62 degrees for san francisco. still in full force over the eastern pacific it will cool down ail little bit for saturday. a rain chance coming in on sunday and a better chance of rain coming in late tuesday and wednesday. we'll get a break in between these somewhat anemic systems or if you are heading out tonight, goin tgif, the moon a few days past full mid-60s around 7 p.m. radar showing this system splitting off the pacific northwest. it's going to leave us with a rack of high clouds tomorrow. it's not going to be a perfectly sunny day for saturday. the numbers will come down a little bit. not dramatically. tomorrow will be perfectly nice. then we'll increase clouds and get a chance of a few showers coming in on sunday. so rainfall, we need it. it's only about three-quarters of average now. we were at 150% of average about 6 weeks ago. what a difference a month and a half would make. pinpoint forecast. fog in the morning and sun in the afternoon and for us mostly sunny skies. a little chilly tonight 43 in santa rosa 52 san francis
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